• 6 Exercises to Slow the Effects of Aging

    By Taylor Johnson

    Exercise can help manage weight, improve muscle strength, lift your spirits and even add years to your life. Do these six exercises to your routine to delay the effects of the aging on your mind and your body.

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  • We Honor Veterans: Serving Those Who Served Us

    By Caroline South

    America’s veterans have done everything asked of them in their mission to serve our country, and it is never too late to acknowledge their heroic service. That’s why the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) developed a program called We Honor Veterans. Learn more about the program and how it could benefit you or a loved one.

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  • Sharing your story of caring for a loved one can help you relate to others experiencing a similar journey to you. Being a mother is a blessing, a gift, and a love that never ends. This Mother’s Day, we honor the mothers who have cared for their children and the children who return that care. This is Robin’s story.

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  • What to Expect After Hip Replacement Surgery

    By Margaret Schmidt

    Hip replacements are among the most common and effective surgeries in joint replacement. After surgery, quality rehabilitation can help you regain your physical ability to stand, walk and begin doing other activities and hobbies you love again. Read about what to expect from hip replacement surgery recovery.

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  • People living with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease experience many changes over time to their ability to communicate. But there are ways to ease communication and help your loved one avoid negative feelings. We adapted tips from the Alzheimer’s Association to help you communicate at any stage of your loved one’s progression.

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  • Seven Books Every Caregiver Should Read

    By Caroline South

    When you are caring for an aging or ill loved one, having a support system can make all the difference in your health and emotional well-being. Check out these seven books written by caregivers for caregivers for perspective and understanding.

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  • Commonly Misunderstood Healthcare Terms Cheat Sheet

    By Margaret Schmidt

    Healthcare terms can often be confusing. The jargon and acronyms are not always easy to understand, and it can affect your ability to make decisions about the care you receive. Here are a few examples.

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  • What Is In-Home Physician Care?

    By Blair Klayko

    Caring for a loved one can bring many challenges, especially if your loved one is unable to make it to visits at their doctor’s office. In-home physician care can be a good option whether your loved one has trouble walking independently or is resistant to going to the doctor’s office. Continue Reading to learn more.

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  • Sharing your story of caring for a loved one can help you relate to others experiencing a similar journey. It’s not always easy, but you are both proud of the care you provide, and you’re even happy to do it. We reached out to you, real caregivers, and have collected some of your incredible journeys to share with each other to connect. This is Maria’s story.

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  • How Continued Adult Learning Improves Brain Health

    By Taylor Johnson

    A healthy brain can lessen cognitive decline as you age, which can prevent the onset of health conditions such as dementia or balance impairment. This is why it’s important to exercise your brain as much as the rest of your body. Learn how here.

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